NAB 2011: Evertz Taps Into Servers
By Adam Goldberg, Sports Video Group
Evertz will showcase its Media Server (EMS) in combination with its OvertureRT LIVE and Pharos’s Mediator content and workflow manager, offering a completely integrated facility solution that provides asset-management workflow to file-/non–file-based multichannel ingest and playout systems.
The company says EMS offers superior storage and I/O architecture along with real-time channel HD/SD ingest and playout. Its high-performance core server infrastructure supports multichannel playout facilities for traditional broadcasters or tiered, scalable storage for content-distribution networks.
Now part of the Evertz product line, Pharos’s Mediator allows file-preparation and metadata cataloguing and generates low-resolution proxies for desktop browse applications. It provides media-asset management and channel-playout automation with embedded format conversion for media-server playout systems.
The Evertz OvertureRT LIVE Channel-in-a-box offers channel playout with integrated master control and advanced channel-branding capabilities. OvertureRT LIVE is an HD/SD multi-input switching device that can provide simultaneous playout of HD and SD content with internal conversion.
In addition to the internal H.264/MPEG-2 video-playout server, OvertureRT LIVE offers 1 TB of local storage for video and graphics content. It uses real-time graphics for the branding portion of the device.